Open Arms Blog

Keeping families together this week means preparing to send 120 kids back to school!

Backpacks, Supplies, and Uniforms, Oh My! Imagine only having a second-grade education, working twelve hours a day for just $12, and having to choose between putting food on your family’s table or sending your children to school. This is a reality for the average Mexican family. Click here to read more!

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This week, keeping families together means opening our arms to those escaping abuse.

 A Family in Crisis This week, we were blessed to be able to step into the gap between a family and an orphanage. Our cook in La Mision, Maricela, came to us eight years ago with a devastating story of escaping abuse and asked for our help. Recently, she came to us with a similar heartbreaking story, […]

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This week, keeping families together means celebrating all God has done!!

We celebrated 10 years of fighting for families in La Mision! We threw the biggest circus party you have ever seen this side of the border for our 10th anniversary! Every class performed a circus act. We had everything from balloon animals, to mimes and wild lions, to fire baton twirlers! Our kids worked hard on all […]

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